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Burnside Farm

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Northend Road, Stromness, Scotland
Burnside Farm
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights at the Burnside Farm, the room (Scapa View) has a lovely view down to the harbour in Stromness and across to Hoy. In my opinion the room was really tastefully decorated, mixture of old and new, with very modern, clean ensuite with shower. Breakfast (in the conservatory looking down to the harbour) was fresh Orkney produce,... More 

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Craven Arms, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location for Mainland sites, walking distance of town. Wonderful breakfasts and comfortable beds. Joy was so helpful and knowledgeable regarding every aspect of the islands. Every guide book and map of the Orkneys was available. Don't stay anywhere else!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely to stay on a working farm and sample some of the produce of the farm's cattle. Clean and comfortable room and a good breakfast, Enjoyed watching the sheepdog use its skills to herd cattle in for milking. Good base for exploring neolithic Orkney.

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an exceptionally nice B&B. Spent three nights here with my brother, who lives in Glasgow, and his family. Best breakfasts I've ever had at a B&B. The place is still a working farm so all the dairy is very fresh. And you can look at the calves and cats and everything else in the barn. Also, you don't... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I travelled to Orkney in May 2015 and our choice of this B&B was the result of a lot of pre-travel research. We're delighted we did and I suggest to you that if you're on Mainland - then unless you really need to be elsewhere - then you should consider staying here too. Why? Right from the... More 

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Derbyshire, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights on a whistle stop tour of Orkney's main island. Firstly the location is great being up a slight rise from Stromness with a clear view from our room (Hoy View) over the town and the harbour. I cant find fault with anything from the huge bed to the luxurious bathroom to the superb breakfasts. Joy... More 

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We picked this property for convenience and location for 2 nights of a cycling holiday to take in Skara Brae, Maeshowe and the standing stones at Brodgar and Stenness. The location is indeed great for accessing these sites and it is also situated about 1/2 mile (10 minute walk) up the hill from Stromness with its bars and restaurants. The... More 

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We have just come home from the most wonderful holiday in Orkney. We spent 10 days at the Burnside Farm B&B where we were warmly welcomed by Joy and Robbie. We were absolutely pampered and had the most delicious breakfasts every day. From the immaculate, lace-trimmed, white cotton sheets, comfortable bed, modern, luxurious hot showers to the porridge made from... More 

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Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Great location - away from the town but with views over the harbor. Joy really cares about food and it shows in the wonderful breakfast. Very comfortable and lovely recently done bathrooms. Would have liked to visit the cows.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Very friendly and hospital proprietorship, wonderful atmosphere, clean and up to date, excellent advice about places to visit, fabulous breakfasts, and well located. It is difficult to imagine a better place to stay in Stromness.

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